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I need DDR2 memory but I have no idea what to get I need it to be fast cause I want 1:1 with a E6300 paired with a p5b deluxe.
post #2 of 18
G.Skill 2GB DDR2 HZ PC2-6400 (2x1GB) CAS4 Dual Channel Kit

£223.24

GeIL 2GB (2x1GB) PC6400 800MHz Ultra Low Latency DDR2 Dual Channel Kit

£199.74

The G.Skill is the one most people have bought for C2D setups... I opted for the Geil its still cheaper now but was even cheaper when I picked it up the other week. I got it for £150ish Inc VAT.

Both are very good overclockers...
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post #3 of 18
Hello,

PC6400 (400Mhz) is a versatile RAM to use. Most performance brands will run at 450Mhz, and there are rumors of some running up to 500, though my Patriot 6400 would not.

IMO, I would go with (in no particular order): Kingston, G-Skill, OCZ, Patriot or Corsair.

Timings for the Patrior were rated at 4-4-4-12, but came 5-5-5-15. I had to manually set them in order to overclock.
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post #4 of 18
you said...

PC6400 (400Mhz) is a versatile RAM to use. Most performance brands will run at 450Mhz, and there are rumors of some running up to 500...

I think you'll find PC6400 is 800Mhz whereas PC3200 is 400Mhz...
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post #5 of 18
DDR - Double Data Rate

ddr400, or PC3200, runs at 200mhz

ddr800, or PC6400, runs at 400mhz
post #6 of 18
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Well I cant find Geil in finland I would have to order from the UK but I would end up paying more for it cause the shipping to Finland... G.skill I can find in finland

damm I just checked my favorite ram site and they had the HZ for 300€ but they're out of stock and the only other place that has them are selling them for 50€ more
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http://www.memory-configurator.co.uk.../?currency=GBP
that same RAM for 20 pounds cheaper. If you want the best deals, take a look through froogle
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I say G.Skills
Checkout my OC'd RAM


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post #9 of 18
I agree with DeaDLocK, either sets of those memory.

Syrillian (i think) is talking about Patriot DDR2-667, I've heard that memory can get DDR2-1066 and cost's around £118.24. I'm not sure if I did that conversion correctly (USD to EURO's) but that's how much it should cost if I did it correctly.
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post #10 of 18
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I'll be getting the G.skill HZ becuse every other brand is pretty much sold out in finland and they are overcharging them G.skill HZ cheepest I could find is 431 USD + shipping might have to order them from the uk

edit : nope as expensive in the UK
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